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The application of SoilTech should allow garden tillers to break up soil more easily when gardening flowers, plants and vegetables. Plant seed germination increases which makes planting grass seed along with flowers, plants and vegetables more productive.

Radishes, carrots, and kidney beans were grown in a greenhouse under controlled conditions. The results recorded in Tables 1, 2, and 3 demonstrate the observed improvements in plant seed germination and yields from the use of SoilTech.

Table 1: Growth of Radishes in Bixby, OK Sandy Loam Soil


Treatment

SoilTech

Germination

Yield Factor

Size Factor

Untreated

None

67%

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SoilTech

2%

84%

220% more

than untreated

140% larger

than untreated

SoilTech

10%

79%

290% more

than untreated

230% larger

than untreated

 

Table 2: Effect on Plant Seed Germination for Carrots and Kidney Beans on Bixby, OK Sandy Loam Soil


Treatment

SoilTech

Crop Grown

Hills Planted

Germination %

Untreated

None

Carrots

100

49%

SoilTech

2%

Carrots

100

66%

Untreated

None

Kidney Beans

100

42%

SoilTech

2%

Kidney Beans

100

71%

 

Growth of Carrots in Oklahoma Chandler Clay Soil


Treatment

Germination %

Total Yield (g)

Yield Increase

Ave. Weight (g)

Weight Increase

Untreated

48%

2476 g

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23 g

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2% SoilTech

71%

6739 g

272%

54 g

140%

 

SoilTech has been particularly useful in treating fields under cultivation in which plants are growing or are newly transplanted, or in freshly seeded soils. By treating the areas immediately around the growing plants or planted seeds, effective aggregation of these critical areas can be accomplished without using SoilTech on the non-productive areas.

Users of SoilTech consistently report that flowers are brighter and garden vegetables such as onions, carrots, squash, beans, corn, tomatoes, potatoes and peppers are healthier, larger, and taste better.

This test supports the claim that SoilTech increases plant seed germination which aids in planting grass seed along with gardening, flowers, and plants. SoilTech should allow the use of garden tillers to be easier, requiring less time and effort.